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Film Screening: "A Plastic Ocean"

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Starts On - June 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Ends On - June 21, 2017 - 9:30pm
721 Surry Street
Wilmington , NC 28401

Please join USGBC North Carolina for a special Industry Insights being held on the summer solstice.

At Waterline Brewing Company on June 21 from 7-9:30 p.m., we will be teaming up with Plastic Ocean Project and Clean Energy Events to bring a solar powered film screening of "A Plastic Ocean."


7-7:15 p.m. | USGBC NC Community Partner Spotlight
USGBC NC Community Partners, Clean Energy Events, will discuss how their work in the solar industry is transforming our community.

7:15-7:45 p.m. | Guest Expert, Bonnie Monteleone, Plastic Ocean Project
As the Director of Science, Research and Academic Partnerships for Plastic Ocean Project, Inc. as well as the Executive Director, Bonnie Monteleone, is a researcher who has collected plastic marine samples globally, including four of the five main ocean gyres.

Monteleone completed her first field study exploration in the North Atlantic Gyre in July 2009 in collaboration with Maureen Conte, PhD. In the fall of 2009, Monteleone accompanied Algalita Marine Research Foundation's 10-year resampling of the North Pacific Gyre, quantifying the rate of plastic marine debris growth to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, sampling a transect of 3,460 nautical miles (nm). Bonnie also appears in the film.

7:45-8 p.m. | Open Networking

8-9:30 p.m. | Solar Powered Film Screening of "A Plastic Ocean"

Industry Insights is a networking event held monthly at local businesses in our community. We invite a professional to showcase their sustainability efforts in transforming the green building industry. Industry Insights is free and open to the public.

USGBC is a movement of community leaders, professionals, businesses and innovators working to accomplish a single bold vision: healthy, efficient and equitable buildings and communities for all. Join the USGBC North Carolina community today.